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but look within and you will find exploding baked chocolate indulgence. coated with sinfulness. oozing with decadence. ooo! observe the dainty birds and tiny curly cues. but look within you will find primal forces of chocolate. instantly satisfying every iota of yearning. new pillsbury sweet moments, brownie bites and bowls. in the refrigerated section. freedom, 16 of the 33 miners are now safe after being
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trapped underground longer than anyone else. and they're reunited with their families. go hello, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. >> and people are talking about the first of the miners emerging. >> >> reporter: he emerged minutes ago and the rescue operation is in the 13th hour. so far, the mission hasn't run into any big problems. the celebrations are underway. [ cheers and applause ] . >> reporter: one by one, they're getting a hero's welcome, 69 days in the making. this 34-year-old was the 12th man out. he hugged his girlfriend before going for a check up. so far, all of the miners are -- this one has a history of lung disease, he dropped to his knees in prayer when he made it to the surface.
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this was the first miner to arrive. the capsule was 22 inches wide and the trip up, 15 minutes. and the men are pulled to safety faster than expected, quickly and 39 minutes apart. this is the second miner and he passed out souvenir rocks and whipped the crowd into a frenzy. >> reporter: people are cheering for the men. and they estimated 1 million viewers tuned in last night. >> and this is a magic night. >> reporter: church bells tolled in wild celebrations. and the residents know the miners by name. the phoenix will bring in the last miner sometime tomorrow
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morning. and rescue workers were concerned it could jam or overheat or they could experience a panic attack, but they're relieved and so far, everything's gone well and they hope to get the last miner out without a hitch. and they've offered six months of psych tray yours truly trick follow -- psychiatric follow up. and all lanes of the fort mchenry tunnel are reopened after a fire on a school bus caused traffic delays. and traffic, as ux see, it's -- as you can see it's moving smoothly, that was not the case yesterday during rush hour when the drivers had to run for safety. wjz-13 is live outside of the tunnel. derek valcourt has more on what caused the chaos. >> reporter: hi, jessica, the
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tunnel, now reopened and officials say it's flowing fine and a different picture from yesterday afternoon when the thick, black smoke billowed. >> investigators today worked on repairs inside the fort mchenry tunnel after a bus caught fire during the evening rush hour. >> we've been here quite a while, like an hour. >> >> reporter: there were no children, but a driver and an aide had to make a run for it. >> they were met by two civilians overcome with smoke. >> reporter: the drivers inside the tunnels couldn't see anything and thick black smoke filled the tunnel faster than the ventilation could fill it out. everyone made it out safely. >> the thought of being trapped with the fire was scary, we were talking about that and the
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people down there and hoping they were okay. >> reporter: the tunnel is open and there was no structural damage to the tube. and the damage was only to the electrical systems and cosmetic damage as well. we're live in the tunnel. and again, amazingly, no one was injured in the fire. and military court is hearing the testimony in the fort hood shootings. hasan lived and worked in maryland before he carried out the worst mass shooting in an american shooting. and a sergeant blinded in the attack testified this morning and the judge made no mention of the defense hearing of the delay. back here in maryland, the police have arrested a man who stabbed three students in college park. ron matz has an update.
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>> reporter: the police arrested a 21-year-old and charged him with attempted murder. he stabbed three outside of the thirsty turtle. the chief of police has requested an emergency hearing and they have the bar padlocked. all victims are treated and released from the hospital. don, back to you. >> and also, they'll face first degree assault charges. the controversial head of the public school system washington, d.c. announced her resignation. she's been the target of criticism after she fired teachers who didn't perform up to standards. she'll be replaced on an interim basis. an announcement as city hall announces they'll release
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funding to fight against gun violence. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake announced the grant. and the grant is one of only six awarded in the nation. and the candidates for executive faced off in a debate. they met last night and clashed over education and how to close budget gaps. push and they agree that voter turnout is critical. stay with wjz-13 for complete coverage of campaign 2010. we'll have the information right up until november. and temperatures are coming back down to normal today. still, plenty of sunshine taking a live look outside right now. and could we see changes heading our way. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. and marty's live in the out back and first, bernadette
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woods is in the weather center. another beautiful one and a lot cooler than the past few days. we have more changes coming our way. first warning doppler radar, we have nothing going on and it's comfortable and we have not a lot yet. this tomorrow will come from a piece here and up here and they'll move up the coast and combine. this is what's going to happen, they'll merge towards the mid- atlantic and that's going to tap into briefly heavy rainfall and it will pick up the winds and lock the cooler air in place. this is not the only thing going on. we'll send it to marty in the out back. good afternoon, that's not the only low that's going to ruin someone today. and we'll look in the caribbean. we're talking about hurricane paula. paula is a cat 2 storm. and that one graphic there, that's starting to tell the story of the computer model, the spaghetti graphic.
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and even though, we'll bring that in -- even though water keeps the storm around the yucatan peninsula. there's one down there at the bottom, it looks like it's tieing a shoe lace and heading towards venezuela. and the other models are taking paula in a northeasterly direction. we'll have to watch this one. it's like playing poker with cards going face up. imagine five cards in front of you. we've turned and lifting the third. and until the next 24/36 hours. we'll let you know what paula will be doing. it's beautiful out here now. we have clearing for the weekend and i know it will be fall like. bernadette woods will tell you, you may want to make plans over the next few days. that's happening coming up short limb, now, back inside. thank you, and still to
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come at noon. an american jet skiier that disappeared, today, more violence related to the investigation. the new announcement for people no, sirred out -- forced out of their homes. we'll have the complete first warning weather forecast coming up. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising, harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us.
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a disturbing development in the case of an american who disappeared on a lake bordering mexico. the police commander investigating the shooting has been killed. the severed head of the man was left in a suitcase at a mexican army pose. the victim's wife talked about the unsettling discovery. >> i cannot express how much i ache for him. and his family. i mean, he didn't deserve it, he was doing what our authorities are doing for us and serving his country. you know, he didn't deserve that. the officials say that the
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threats for drug gangs posed threats. and there's a joint investigation into the mortgage industry because of the foreclosure documents used. and the largest lenders admitted to speeding up the process. michelle obama is hitting the campaign trail. she's in milwaukee today and russ fine gold is going to support a group in order to keep his agenda advancing through congress. she's seed youd for -- scheduled for ten fundraisers in seven states. and take a look outside and please stay tuned. we'll be back in two and a half minutes for the forecast. and here's today's midday stocks followed by the megamillions numbers. [ male announcer ] martin o'malley sworn in.
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inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history. raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation. now 200,000 jobs lost. o'malley covers up jobs report that proved maryland's economy stalled. if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. whether he does, is up to you.
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take a look outside. lots of sunshine and a beautiful afternoon. and we're in the 80s for the temperatures and we're going up to 68 degrees this afternoon. that's on par for afternoon. already, up to 61 in baltimore and 60s out there and 64 in
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d.c. and it's drying out significantly and the dew points in the 30s. and the winds are turning to the north east. they're going to pick up as the next storm approaches in the area. and there's one part of it down here. that's going to be the dominant part. there's also energy to the northwest. it will move our way tomorrow and the clouds move our way and the rain breaks up. and it will be heavy tomorrow. and the winds are like a nor'easter here. theren and the other thing is it will lock in the cooler air and trap in the even cooler air and we'll see the temperatures struggle to get out of the 50s tomorrow afternoon. this is not happening here. up state new york and pennsylvania, there's a chance for this to tap into snow. that's the type of storm it's going to be. and there's rain heavy at times and a few showers lingering friday.
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and the storm pulls away. notice these lines friday, that indicates the wind and we'll have a cooler day and clouds around and we'll start to calm down towards the weekend. one more thing in the tropics. this is what we have with pall latch moving now, just off to the north and the north east, that's where most of the forecast takes it. and there's a chance it could come close and a lot of the forecast keeping this on top of cuba. here are the forecast tracks. and you can see, it's drifting to the north and most takes it over the season. there's a lot of high mountains to rip it apart. and it will lose the strength and it's something we'll watch for you. we're getting up to 68 degrees and we'll get down into the 40s and the clouds come in and tomorrow, the rain becoming heavy throughout the day and windy and cooler and just about 61 for the high. some aren't getting out of the
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50s and windy and cooler friday. and then, everything starts to relax into the weekend. we'll have the five day coming up. and still to come at noon, a break through in diagnosing autism. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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in today's health watch, researchers may be one step closer to diagnosing autism with a brain scan. using mri's, certain parts of the brain don't communicate with the other. they were associated with attention and social funking and all skills that people with autism struggle with. the scientists are launching larger studies to confirm the results. >> how your food tastes may depend on what you hear. in a new study, people were eating quietly and then noisy, when asked how the food tasted, those in the noisy environment said it had less flavor. they're planning on more studies. and you'll want to check back in for more on a footwear pad that claims to tone your
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legs while you walk. do the shoes work? we'll get to the bottom of it in consumer watch. and then he flipped. >> they think they're vampires. >> these roommates ended up with everyone behind bars. and for more of these stories at 4:00 after dr. phil. >> and stay with us, the five- day forecast is coming up next.,
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here's the forecast. let's throw it back in side. don't miss tonight's prime time lineup on cbs, at 10:00, the defenders and followed by eyewitness news at 11:00 here on wjz-13. a new york man took note of a penny that was in his family for years. a painting that was in the family for years. it could be a lost painting of michelangelos.
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it was it could be worth $300 million. >> $300 million! to have that sitting around. >> and you wonder where it was! >> yeah, out in the attic, powder room. >> thank you for watching, i'm jessica kartalija. >> i'm don scott. >> >> and ,,,,,,,,
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[ male announcer ] martin o'malley sworn in.
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inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history. raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation.


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